✔ The book is at the printer (in China) in its final form as of February 7th. We await shipping date information. WHOOOEEE!!!!!
□ Email to Pre-Publication customers to confirm shipping address in February
□ Advance air shipped copies to press early March?
□ Pre-Publication orders Ready to Ship—March (maybe April)
□ In Bookstores and Amazon -May 2024
➞Assemble List of potential customer stores, Independent book stores, Food Stores, gift stores, and their contacts interested in carrying this book.
➞Frequent updates to blog
➞Status Updates on Facebook and Instagram
✔ 184 Full Color InDesign recipe pages by RZ
✔ 40,000 words of memoir written by RZ
✔✔ Writer/Editor hired to smooth memoir and interconnect both pieces. May and July 2023
✔ Recipe Testing and Editing completed Aug 2023
✔ Contracted with Sky Horse publishing (Simon & Schuster distribution).Signed Aug 2023
✔Smoothing and Connecting of memoir completed by Labor Day.
✔Complete Manuscript Submitted to Sky Horse by Sept 10
✔With Sky Horse decisions of whether or not to include additional photos and commentary
✔Foreword by Dr. Sinclair Philip of Sooke Harbour House , BC
✔Sky Horse Edit and discussion of book order, inserts, etc. .
✔Final Price set by Sky Horse after receiving printer bids
✔Almost final edit of entire book assembled in PDF
✔Final edit of entire book innards
✔Entire book innards sent to printer
✔Indexing--by Sky Horse
✔Cover fabric and place marking selections made
✔Blurb from Thomas Keller-Thank you!
✔ Final Cover Wrap Design
✔ Inside cover art paper design
✔ Blurbs from Rene Redzepi, and Susan Hermann Loomis
✔ Foil selection for actual book exterior
Questions? Please contact us!